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'Little House,' Big Demand: Never Underestimate Laura Ingalls Wilder

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 28, 2015 - 5:35pm

Wilder's memoir reveals that she witnessed more violence than you'd ever know from her children's books. The South Dakota State Historical Society can barely keep up with demand for the autobiography.

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'Little House,' Big Demand: Never Underestimate Laura Ingalls Wilder

NPR Arts & Culture - January 28, 2015 - 5:35pm

Wilder's memoir reveals that she witnessed more violence than you'd ever know from her children's books. The South Dakota State Historical Society can barely keep up with demand for the autobiography.

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Florida Health Officials Hope To Test GMO Mosquitoes This Spring

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 28, 2015 - 5:28pm

The British firm that developed the strain of mosquito says it has already tested the insect in tropical countries and found it can reduce populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes by 90 percent.

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Florida Health Officials Hope To Test GMO Mosquitoes This Spring

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 28, 2015 - 5:28pm

The British firm that developed the strain of mosquito says it has already tested the insect in tropical countries and found it can reduce populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes by 90 percent.

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Florida Health Officials Hope To Test GMO Mosquitoes This Spring

NPR Health&Science - January 28, 2015 - 5:28pm

The British firm that developed the strain of mosquito says it has already tested the insect in tropical countries and found it can reduce populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes by 90 percent.

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Florida Health Officials Hope To Test GMO Mosquitoes This Spring

NPR News - January 28, 2015 - 5:28pm

The British firm that developed the strain of mosquito says it has already tested the insect in tropical countries and found it can reduce populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes by 90 percent.

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In 'The Americans,' Art Imitates Real Life Lies

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 28, 2015 - 5:26pm

Robert Siegel talks to Joe Weisberg, creator of the FX television series, The Americans, about the similarities between his show and recent real-life spy-related events in New York and Argentina.

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In 'The Americans,' Art Imitates Real Life Lies

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 28, 2015 - 5:26pm

Robert Siegel talks to Joe Weisberg, creator of the FX television series, The Americans, about the similarities between his show and recent real-life spy-related events in New York and Argentina.

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In 'The Americans,' Art Imitates Real Life Lies

NPR Arts & Culture - January 28, 2015 - 5:26pm

Robert Siegel talks to Joe Weisberg, creator of the FX television series, The Americans, about the similarities between his show and recent real-life spy-related events in New York and Argentina.

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In 'The Americans,' Art Imitates Real Life Lies

NPR News - January 28, 2015 - 5:26pm

Robert Siegel talks to Joe Weisberg, creator of the FX television series, The Americans, about the similarities between his show and recent real-life spy-related events in New York and Argentina.

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Super Bowl Coaches More Alike Than You Might Think

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 28, 2015 - 5:17pm

Bob Ryan former, long-time columnist for the Boston Globe joins Robert Siegel to talk about the two very different men, Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll.

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Super Bowl Coaches More Alike Than You Might Think

Conversations at the World Cafe - January 28, 2015 - 5:17pm

Bob Ryan former, long-time columnist for the Boston Globe joins Robert Siegel to talk about the two very different men, Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll.

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Super Bowl Coaches More Alike Than You Might Think

NPR News - January 28, 2015 - 5:17pm

Bob Ryan former, long-time columnist for the Boston Globe joins Robert Siegel to talk about the two very different men, Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll.

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Israeli Soldiers Killed In Renewed Fighting With Hezbollah

NPR News - January 28, 2015 - 5:15pm

Two Israeli soldiers and an UN peacekeeper were killed in border fighting between Israel and Hezbollah on Wednesday — prompted by a Hezbollah revenge attack.

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Yes, Your Toilet Paper Squares And Rolls Are Shrinking

NPR News - January 28, 2015 - 5:06pm

Robert Siegel talks to Steven Chercover, a research analyst who studies the paper and forest industries, about the trend of shrinking toilet paper rolls.

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Jordan Tests Coalition Against ISIS With Offer To Negotiate

NPR News - January 28, 2015 - 5:02pm

Robert Siegel talks to Rula Al Hroob, member of the Jordanian Parliament, about how people in Jordan feel about a prisoner exchange for a pilot captured by ISIS in Syria.

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Ad Fumble: GoDaddy Pulls Super Bowl Puppy Commercial Amid Outrage

NPR News - January 28, 2015 - 5:01pm

In the ad, the lost puppy returns home only to find that his owners have sold him using a website made with GoDaddy. Its an apparent parody of the latest Budweiser Super Bowl commercial.

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Remaking The U.S. Government's Online Image, One Website At A Time

NPR News - January 28, 2015 - 4:52pm

A team called 18F aims to bring a Silicon Valley approach to government IT — one aimed at the users of websites rather than the agencies behind them.

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Jordan Considers Handing Over Prisoner For Hostage Pilot

NPR News - January 28, 2015 - 4:34pm

The Jordanian government says it might trade a notorious attempted suicide bomber for a pilot being held by the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS.

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At 100, Dartmouth Grad Still Writing His Class Notes

NPR News - January 28, 2015 - 4:29pm

Edward Gerson is a 100-year-old alumnus of Dartmouth's class of 1935. He's turned his class notes into a column.

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